Creating a Timer in Windows 8 (C#)

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Looking for a time in Windows 8? Look no further. Just drop this code into the App constructor on the App.xaml.cs page…

    var d = new DispatcherTimer();
    d.Tick += (sender, o) => { Debug.WriteLine("tick"); };

Now go take a look at Visual Studio’s Output pane and watch it tick.